Category Archives: Outreach

Emergency Relief Efforts – Nepal Earthquake

THE UCC RESPONDS to EARTHQUAKE in NEPAL: The UCC Emergency Relief Fund is requesting our immediate support to bolster the humanitarian aid response in Nepal following the devastating earthquake on Saturday, April 25. You can follow UCC updates on Nepal … Continue reading

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COTS Walk 2015 – Join our team!

Join the First Church Team! The COTS Walk-a-thon is set for Sunday, May 3, starting at Battery Park in Burlington. Walker registration opens at 1:00 p.m.; the walk starts at 2:00 p.m. Information and details about helping out as a … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Legal Clinic – Sun, Apr 26

On Sunday, April 26, from 1pm to 3pm at First Congregational Church, volunteer Vermont attorneys will offer pro-bono (FREE) legal counsel to anyone in the community. Please arrive at 1:00 to reserve an appointment time and to check in. All … Continue reading

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Mission Programs & Christian Action Advocacy

We focused on and celebrated our mission programs and evolving Christian action advocacy in March on our annual Mission Sunday. Worship was followed by a “Mission Fair” that attracted a lot of conversation and new volunteers to many of our … Continue reading

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How is First Church Supporting JUMP?

JUMP (the Joint Urban Ministry Project) is a core ministry of our congregation. JUMP is an interfaith outreach ministry that has been housed in donated space at First Church since 1989. JUMP assists thousands of low-income Vermont children and adults … Continue reading

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A Special Evening with Alison Stendahl – Fri, Jan 16

What Connects the Turkish Scarf Project, Mathematics Education, Theology, Faith and the UCC?  Find out at a dinner & discussion with UCC Missionary to Turkey, Alison Stendahl, on Friday, January 16th. Director of Outreach Ministries, Lucy Samara, is pleased to … Continue reading

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Alternative Giving Fair – Sun, Dec 7

Our annual Alternative Giving Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 7, promises to be festive and meaningful! In addition to fair trade coffee, tea and olive oil, “Friendship Soup” and beautiful note cards from JUMP; alternative giving cards from COTS, the … Continue reading

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Neighbors in Need Campaign

NIN Campaign 2014: Imagining Another World is Possible Throughout October, your gifts are invited to the UCC’s Neighbors In Need (NIN) Campaign, an annual offering of the United Church of Christ that is used to support the work of the … Continue reading

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Run (or Walk) for JUMP – Sat, Sep 27

The 2014 Run or Walk for JUMP! Please join – or support – our First Congregational Church “Run (or Walk) for JUMP” on Saturday, September 27, starting at Burlington’s North Beach at 9 a.m.; registration opens at 8 a.m. The … Continue reading

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